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Illinois sales tax rate changes, July 1, 2017

 Many local rate changes scheduled to take effect in Illinois on July 1, 2017.

Numerous tax rate changes are set to take effect in Illinois on July 1, 2017. The Illinois Department of Revenue hasn’t yet released the new rates, but it has published a list of tax jurisdictions that have informed the department of their intent to change a tax rate.

Sales tax rate changes are one reason why it can be challenging for businesses to manage sales tax. Companies that sell into multiple tax jurisdictions can find it particularly cumbersome to keep up with changes in rates, rules, and regulations. Sales tax automation software facilitates compliance in all states. Learn more.

The Illinois jurisdictions planning rate changes are listed below.

Business district tax

  • Belleville — Shopland Plaza Business District
  • Caseyville — Caseyville I-64 Business District
  • Centreville — Centreville Business District
  • East Moline — The Bend Business District
  • Edwardsville — Montclaire Business District
  • Fox River Grove — 1050 Northwest Highway Business District
  • Georgetown — Georgetown Business District
  • Godfrey — Godfrey Business District II
  • La Grange Park — Village Market Business District
  • La Grange Park — 31st Street/Maple Avenue Business District
  • La Grange Park — 31st Street/North La Grange Road Business District
  • La Grange Park — 31st Street/Barnsdale Business District
  • Machesney Park — Interstate 90-Route 173 Business District
  • Macon — Macon Business District
  • Mount Pulaski — Mount Pulaski Business District

County public safety tax

  • Iroquois County

County school facilities tax

  • Coles County
  • Cumberland County
  • Edgar County
  • Jackson County
  • Lee County
  • McDonough County
  • Montgomery County
  • Peoria County
  • Rock Island County
  • Wabash County

Home rule municipal sales tax

Home rule governments can only tax merchandise that is taxed under state law, and home rule sales tax cannot be levied on titled or registered tangible personal property (e.g., vehicles, watercraft). Home rule sales tax can only be levied in 0.25 percent increments.

  • Bartonville
  • Batavia
  • Carlock
  • Carpentersville
  • Lincolnshire
  • Marion
  • Pekin
  • Summit

Learn more about Illinois home rule sales tax.

Non-home rule municipal sales tax

Non-home rule sales tax can be levied in 0.25 percent increments, with a maximum rate of 1 percent.

  • Crete
  • Dix
  • Glen Carbon
  • Olympia Fields
  • Pittsburg
  • Spring Valley

Learn more about the difference between home rule and non-home rule sales tax at the Department of Revenue.

Simplified municipal telecommunications tax

  • Cambridge
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Hainesville
  • Jerome
  • Libertyville
  • Sandwich
  • Schram City

Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.